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# On this Day

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The Battle of Dublin: It's 100 years since the Four Courts assault that launched the Civil War
Zebo's wondrous flicker of skill feels inimitable eight years on
On this day in 1972, one of the greatest defenders of his generation was born
On this day in 2002, Middlesbrough smashed their club transfer record for an Italian striker
On this day in 2010, this future club captain joined Arsenal for £10m
The jaw, the mettle and the choke? 10 years on from Leinster's dramatic win over Clermont
Today marks 70 years since Ireland became a republic
RTÉ dug up this clip of Pierce Brosnan apologising to Irish people for the dodgy accents in Remington Steele
Dispelling the myths about the bombing of Nelson's Pillar
15 thoughts everyone has while scrolling through their cringey Facebook On This Day
'Heaps of wounded and dead. Showers of dust and earth and lead. Deafening explosions and blinding smoke'
50 years later and the Nelson's Pillar bomber says he has no regrets
This is how you can turn off Facebook's On This Day reminders
Mortifying, embarrassing, shameful: My history in Facebook On This Day memories
Here's how you can prevent awkward Facebook run-ins with your ex
Here's how Facebook is about to prevent awkward run-ins with your ex
"Clawing at the earth, swelling as if with its regurgitation of all the life that it had consumed"
It has been 70 years since 70,000 people were killed in less than a minute
There's a campaign to have a US military ship named after an Irishman from Ballyhaunis
CNN and Sky News would have loved the Flying Enterprise saga... It was the 'Chilean Mine Rescue' of its time
QUIZ: These major news events all happened around Christmas ... But in what year?
Waterford gift shop has the most Irish 'on this day' trivia sign ever
Photos: On this day in 1966 Nelson’s Pillar in O’Connell Street was blown up
Photos: On this day in 1993 a bomb exploded at the World Trade Center New York
18 years ago: Northern Ireland as the IRA ceasefire began
On this weekend in GAA history...
Action Replay: the day America's amateurs pulled off a sporting miracle
In pictures: The 20th anniversary of X Case protests
On this date: Challenger space shuttle explodes after take-off
Action Replay: the day Big Jack and the boys went giantkilling in Giants Stadium